Hidden Dining Gems

Unveiling Disney’s Upstairs Hidden Dining Gems

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Step into the enchanting world of Walt Disney World®, where magic weaves a spellbinding experience for global travelers. Amidst iconic characters and thrilling attractions, lies a world of hidden dining treasures known to insiders. Beyond the main streets, Disney’s Animal Kingdom® Park holds secret spots, Disney’s Hollywood Studios® offers surprise photo havens, and Disney Springs® boasts charming dining hideaways. Yet, amidst this enchantment, one often-overlooked detail awaits discovery. While well-trodden paths beckon, we invite you to ascend to Disney’s upstairs dining locations – havens above the crowds, reserved for the perceptive and adventurous. Join us on this journey. Uncover the allure of Disney’s upstairs dining, treasured by insiders and ready for your exploration. And for a seamless enchanting stay, choose Casiola vacation homes, your haven in the heart of the magic.

1. Columbia Harbour House Upstairs

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Amidst the enchanting world of Walt Disney World®, where dreams come to life, there lies a hidden gem waiting to be explored – the Columbia Harbour House Upstairs dining experience. Although not entirely concealed, this delightful secret often escapes the notice of eager Park-goers who swiftly grab the nearest available table, eager to indulge in the scrumptious offerings of the beloved Columbia Harbour House.

But for those with a spirit of curiosity and a touch of adventurous flair, ascending the unassuming staircase leads to a world of enchantment and tranquility. Step into this less-trodden territory, and you’ll find yourself immersed in a dining haven that promises a memorable escape from the bustling crowds below. Picture this: as you and your family ascend to the upper level, a sense of anticipation washes over you. What lies beyond this threshold? To your delight, you’re greeted by a spacious, beautifully themed dining area that exudes charm and coziness. The ambiance is inviting, and the atmosphere is a delightful departure from the buzz of the Park.

As you settle into your elevated dining perch, a sense of tranquility envelops you. The usual hustle and bustle fade into the background, replaced by a calm serenity that allows you to savor your meal and the company of your loved ones. Take a moment to soak in the breathtaking views of Liberty Square and Tom Sawyer Island from this elevated vantage point – a bird’s-eye perspective that unveils a new dimension of the Disney experience. It’s in these cherished moments that the magic of Disney truly comes alive. The joy of discovery, the wonder of hidden gems, and the thrill of an extraordinary dining experience await you at Columbia Harbour House Upstairs. A cherished addition to your Walt Disney World® Resort dining list, this is a place where cherished memories are made and treasured for a lifetime.

2. PizzeRizzo

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Amidst the whirlwind of excitement and merriment that is synonymous with Walt Disney World®, a delectable dining haven awaits those seeking respite from the bustling crowds – the charming PizzeRizzo. While not entirely concealed, this enchanting gem often escapes the notice of enthusiastic Park-goers, busy making memories in the magical world of Disney®. However, for the discerning few with an inclination for discovery, an extraordinary experience awaits as you ascend to the second floor of PizzeRizzo. As you step away from the lively hustle below, you’ll find yourself in a secluded oasis, far removed from the commotion of the theme park. The outdoor upstairs spot beckons with its serene ambiance, inviting you to indulge in an alfresco dining experience like no other.

In this open-air haven, shaded by an elegant canopy, you’ll be greeted by a refreshing breeze that carries with it the scents of delectable pizzas and delectable Italian cuisine. The sunlight gently filters through the foliage, creating a dappled dance of light and shadow, further enhancing the enchanting atmosphere. The elevated vantage point affords you an expansive view of the restaurant below and the bustling Grand Avenue beyond. From here, you can marvel at the vibrant tapestry of Disney’s design and architecture, all while enjoying the privacy of your own serene nook. Whether you’re seeking a quiet moment to reflect on the magic of the day or desiring an intimate space to share laughter and stories with loved ones, PizzeRizzo’s second-floor dining spot is the perfect retreat. Allow the charming Italian-inspired decor to transport you to the streets of New York, where every slice of pizza comes with a side of nostalgia and warmth.

3. Wine Bar George

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Immerse yourself in a world of exquisite wines and tantalizing small plates as you step into the sophisticated haven that is Wine Bar George, nestled in the heart of The Landing at Disney Springs®. A connoisseur’s delight, this enchanting establishment beckons wine enthusiasts and food aficionados alike with its delightful offerings and trendy ambiance. Though bustling with activity during brunch and mealtimes, there exists a well-kept secret that often goes unnoticed by many – the captivating upstairs dining space that overlooks The Landing. Ascend to the alfresco second-floor terrace, where a serene ambiance embraces you, and time seems to slow down. Here, the spirit of Disney Springs® comes alive, and the enchantment of the magical world outside blends harmoniously with the allure of wine and delectable fare.

As you take your seat amidst the elegant decor and inviting atmosphere, the gentle murmur of laughter and clinking glasses fills the air, adding to the enchantment of the experience. The attentive staff, well-versed in the art of wine pairing, guide you through an impressive selection of wines from around the world, ensuring each sip is an adventure in itself. Let the magic of Burrata, accompanied by the finest wines, dance on your palate, indulging your senses in a symphony of flavors. The alfresco terrace offers a spellbinding view of the vibrant energy that defines Disney Springs®, with its lively promenade and shimmering waters, setting the stage for an unforgettable dining experience. It is on this picturesque second floor that you will discover a haven of tranquility, where the world outside fades away, leaving only the essence of great wine, delectable food, and the cherished company of loved ones. Whether it’s a romantic evening under the stars or a leisurely afternoon with friends, the upstairs dining space at Wine Bar George lends an air of exclusivity and intimacy to every occasion.

4. Pecos Bill’s Tall Tale Inn and Café

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Indulge in a flavorful journey at Pecos Bill’s Tall Tale Inn and Café in Frontierland, where Wild West tastes blend seamlessly with zesty Tex-Mex delights. Nestled conveniently near Tiana’s Bayou Adventure, Big Thunder Mountain Railroad, and Pirates of the Caribbean, this beloved dining gem entices adventurers and explorers alike. Amid the lively energy of the Park, discover the hidden oasis of Pecos Bill’s upstairs seating area – a peaceful retreat infused with the scents of sizzling fajitas and zesty nachos, and adorned with rustic Wild West décor that transports you to a legendary era of cowboys and outlaws.

As you relish each Tex-Mex bite, Disney’s magic resonates in every flavor, creating a symphony that delights the senses. Attentive staff ensure an exceptional experience, making you feel at home in this enchanting sanctuary. The exclusive upstairs setting offers moments of serenity and reflection amidst the Park’s enchantment. Whether seeking solace or shared moments with loved ones, Pecos Bill’s Tall Tale Inn and Café provides an unforgettable escape above the spirited energy of Frontierland.

Savor the fusion of Tex-Mex and enchantment, and let Pecos Bill’s be your gateway to a unique culinary journey etched with cherished Disney memories. Uncover this hidden gem and add it to your must-visit list for an extraordinary and unforgettable Disney adventure.

5. Pinocchio Village Haus

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Step into the enchanting world of Pinocchio Village Haus, an original treasure within Fantasyland at Walt Disney World® Resort since 1971. This charming eatery, overlooking the iconic “it’s a small world,” is a delightful blend of nostalgia and scrumptious cuisine. Venture upstairs to a serene patio, where the magic of Fantasyland unfolds with Cinderella Castle as a backdrop and melodies of enchantment in the air. Inspired by the beloved tale of Pinocchio, the decor adds an extra layer of allure, setting the stage for a culinary journey filled with shareable flatbreads, delightful entrees, and a touch of Disney magic. Immerse yourself in the story as immersive theming takes you on a flavorful adventure through each bite, creating an experience that lingers long after the meal.

Whether seeking a moment of tranquility, a picturesque recharge, or a captivating view, Pinocchio Village Haus’s upstairs spot offers it all – a portal to cherished memories and delectable delights. Embrace the convergence of Disney’s imagination and the captivating essence of Fantasyland, savoring the flavors and magic that define this hidden gem.

Elevate Your Disney Dining Experience with Hidden Gems and Casiola vacation homes

It’s time to answer the call of excitement and let your wanderlust lead the way. Embark on a culinary odyssey through the enchanting worlds of Columbia Harbour House, Wine Bar George, PizzeRizzo, Pecos Bill’s Tall Tale Inn and Café, and Pinocchio Village Haus, where Disney’s magic thrives in unexpected corners. May your dining explorations overflow with enchantment, delight, and a dash of the extraordinary as you unveil the hidden gems nestled above the iconic landscapes of Walt Disney World®. Allow the thrill of discovery to elevate your journey, forging treasured memories that will forever grace the tapestry of your Disney experience. And for a truly seamless and enchanting stay, find comfort and magic intertwined by choosing Casiola vacation homes, your perfect haven just moments away from the captivating wonders of the Walt Disney World® resort.